5 Scary Signs of Sneaky Water Leaks New Orleans
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Ignorance is anything but bliss, especially when it comes to hidden, sneaky water leaks. Your plumbing pipes could be leaking and causing water damage behind the scenes for quite some time without you even knowing! Being familiar with water leak signs can help you prevent this from happening.

If there’s anyone that knows how to find lurking water leaks in New Orleans, it’s the experts at Bienvenu Brothers! We’ve been repairing leaking plumbing pipes in New Orleans since 1937! Our highly rated leak detection service can uncover even the sneakiest water leaks, and we’re happy to help our customers learn what to look for when it comes to recognizing water leak signs.

Take a look at these scary signs of sneaky water leaks in New Orleans. If you see — or smell — any of these signs, call Bienvenu Brothers for service as soon possible!

  • Ominous odors If certain areas of your home have an earthy or musty smell regardless of how often you clean, then it’s likely that a hidden water leak is to blame. In addition to this unpleasant smell, the excess moisture created by hidden water leaks also contributes to mold and mildew growth.
  • Running water sounds Hidden water leaks aren’t always visible to the naked eye, but sometimes you can hear them before you can see them. If you hear the sound or running water behind your walls, leaking plumbing pipes could be the cause.
  • Low water pressure Have you noticed a sudden decrease in your water pressure lately? A pesky water leak in your plumbing pipes could be the cause! Water escaping through a leak in your plumbing system can have a negative impact on your home’s water pressure.
  • Spongy, warped flooring Water damage from a hidden water leak can cause flooring to disintegrate and rot from the inside out, leaving it feel spongy or soft. Water leaks can also cause flooring to warp and become uneven. A cracked foundation can also be the result of a water leak.
  • Unusually high water bills Despite doing your best to conserve water, is your water bill higher than normal? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), fixing water leaks can help homeowners save up to 10% on their water bills.

Sneaky water leaks can be scary, but they’re no match for the plumbing professionals at Bienvenu Brothers! If you suspect you have leaking plumbing pipes, call us right away!

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We have used Bienvenu Brothers several times over the last few years, and we have always been extremely satisfied with the service and quality work. Bienvenu always makes every effort to get someone out as soon as possible. They just finished a job that has increased my respect even more. Seven weeks ago, to the day, one of our bathrooms backed up in the early afternoon. Bienvenu had a sewer cleaning truck out later that day. Unfortunate, they were unable to clear the line and it was determined that we needed video inspection to determine the problem. When the video crew came out they determined that there was a problem with the parish sewer line. The parish would come but couldn’t clean the line because of a lift station problem. This repeat every couple of days for weeks. Keith and Louis made calls and did all they could to try to get the problem resolved. Finally, the parish fixed the lift station, cleared the line and corrected an issue with our connection to the main line. The next day, today, Bienvenu had Frank and his crew out, and they made the necessary repair to my line in a couple of hours. FINALLY, we can again use our own shower and toilet. Keith and Louis were persistent in trying to keep things moving, and Frank did a quick and great job of finishing up. I can’t imagine ever using anyone else!

Raymond Perry

Dear Bienvenu Brothers, I am way behind in my correspondence, but I wanted to thank you for the quick, efficient, honest service I received on December 19, 2011. My hot H2O heater went out. I called Bienvenu Brothers because of a recommendation. It was so close to the holidays, but yet you made it possible for my family to take hot showers that night. The computer board went out, and Kirk said it was under warranty and only charged me for the service fee. Since I had never used you before, I was amazed. Thanks for everything!

Desiree E.

I just wanted to thank you for the outstanding service on my new State water heater. I bought the unit from Coburn’s and my husband and a friend installed it. It kept coding out and would not work. I called the manufacturer (State) and they recommended that I call you guys. Vint came out and did some troubleshooting. He contacted State Technical Support, and they sent the part over-night to me. Unfortunately, when the new part was installed, it still did not work, so I called Vint, and he called State again for another part. I have never had such wonderful customer service and was very impressed with the employees’ diligence in staying on top of the matter. Vicki called me to set up my appointments and was so sweet and friendly. Louis Bienvenu originally took my call and was very attentive to my problem and made everything happen. It was a very pleasant experience all the way around, and I just wanted to say “THANKS!”  Next time I have a plumbing problem, I will definitely be giving you guys a call. Thanks again and may God bless you, your family and your business!  

Jana H.

To Louis and all the Bienvenu Brothers: A very gracious thank you! Your help over this last weekend with my grandmother’s house is sincerely appreciated by our family. Everyone we spoke with was kind and very helpful. The no charge for the service was over the top! Bless you and your family. 

April DiGiovanni & Family

Louis & Crew: Thank you so much. Your workmanship is among the best. We are very happy with the new bathroom.

Leo & Paul F.

Dear Keith: A brief thank you note for your help with our recent plumbing problems. We were appreciative of your prompt attention. You, Kirk, Louis, Robbie and Chris were all extremely professional, good attitudes and were very efficient. We would recommend you highly to anyone we know needing plumbing-heating-cooling repairs. Again, thank you.

Martha & Al A.

Dear Mr. Bienvenu: Thank you so much for allowing us to pay off our new hot water heater. I also appreciate your help with this costly bill, and also with the excellent service we received from your Technicians. We look forward to doing business with you again in the future.

Albert W. C Jr.

Dear Sirs: Just to say thank you from the bottom of my heart. You all did a wonderful job and people have given you praise. 

Janie F.

Dear Mr. Bienvenu: I wish to commend your entire staff for helping me get my mom’s sewer problem handled in an efficient and effective manner. Your office assistant (I’m sorry I don’t remember her name listened to my plight and relayed my concerns to the plumber. Louis Jr worked with me over the course of two days assuring me that he would give the problem his best effort but could not guarantee we wouldn’t have to dig up the entire front yard. His integrity and dedication got the job done! And then the gentleman (I think his name was Rick) who my mom talked with, assured her that her bill could be paid over a few months’ time, which is “life saving” to an elderly person on a fixed income, who wishes to remain independent. I could not have asked for more. 

Mrs. F.

Just wanted to pass on my sincere appreciation for everything you did with my tankless water heater. Hope I don’t have to call anytime soon.

Gina V.
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